Smothered Chicken

A quick-to-cook mushroom sauce deliciously coats rotisserie chicken pieces in a 30-minute main dish.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
medium onion, sliced (about 1 cup)
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
2
teaspoons sugar
1
jar (12 oz) chicken gravy
1
tablespoon dry sherry, if desired
1
deli rotisserie chicken (2 to 2 1/2 lb), cut into serving pieces, skin removed if desired
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion and mushrooms in butter 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender and beginning to brown. Stir in sugar. Cook about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are very brown.
  • 2 Stir gravy and sherry into vegetables. Add chicken to skillet; spoon sauce over chicken.
  • 3 Cover; cook 5 to 10 minutes, turning chicken after half the cooking time, until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

If the chicken is cold or cut into quarters, the cook time to heat it will be a bit longer. Serve this tasty chicken dish with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes (p. 86) and buttered broccoli spears.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
125mg
125%;
Sodium
1150mg
1150%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.